7 May 2014

May 7, 2014

    Sunrise May 7, 2014.

   A very calm Green Lake yesterday morning.

    Smells a bit skunky near the waterways in Whistler.

    Fissile yesterday morning, some cloud, stratus layer burned off quickly, an awesome day.

    No new avalanche activity in the Tantalus Range yesterday morning. Very convective.

    Fresh cornice release and pin wheeling near the Tusk yesterday morning.

Weather forecast for May 7, 2014; taken at 07:00 Hrs.

2240 meters      -2, Winds were 5-15 KPH from the WSW
1860 meters       0, Winds were 0-5 KPH from the ESE
1550 meters     +2, No new Snow, Base 171 cm
  660 meters     +3, Valley Temperature, Max Temp Yest +16.5

For the forecast, a weak upper ridge will bring sunny skies to the area this morning, there is a chance of some cloud developing this afternoon with a shower in the afternoon. A front will move onshore tomorrow with light rain during the day light hours changing to snow on Thursday evening into Friday morning. Friday will see  light snow during the day with cloudy skies. At this time Saturday is looking unsettled with the chance of shower in the afternoon. A ridge is forecasted to build Saturday night bringing sunny warm conditions for Sunday and Monday. Freezing levels will rise today to 2200 meters, warm tomorrow morning prior to the freezing level dropping Thursday evening to 1400 meters allowing light snow to fall into Friday morning. By Saturday the freezing level will be back up to 2300 meters rising to 2800 meters by Sunday.

    As of 07:45 looking South we have clear skies and unlimited visibility.

    Precipitation for Thursday into Friday.

    Satellite image from this morning.

Update on Avalanche fatality in Montana: Flint Creek Range

Plow crews inch closer to Logan Pass: Montana

Avalanche Glossary: National Avalanche Center

North Cascades Highway to open Thursday: Highway 20

Drifting: Looks hard on the Knee's

    Massive cumulus cloud in Vancouver yesterday.

    Plane  flying around the cloud.

    Sunset Howe Sound May 6, 2014.

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